Clutter has a way of sneaking up on you. It all can start pretty innocently. Let’s say it is something as simple as buying a new pair of shoes. You finally find the right pair and when you get home you go to put them in your closet and realize that all your shoe storage space is accounted for. You are tired from all your shopping so you just throw them in there, figuring you will re-organize later.

This is when things can get out of hand in a hurry. First it is one pair of shoes and the next thing you know half your wardrobe is busting out of your closet door. How does it happen so fast?

The “broken windows” philosophy of urban renewal may be debatable in real life, but the theory holds when it comes to keeping your closet clean. Somewhere in your brain you figure that if there are already a few messy areas in your closet (i.e. broken windows) then you might as well trash the rest of it.

Fight it all you want, but unless your closet has a pre-existing structure that accommodates keeping things in order, it is always going to fall back into chaos. Luckily there are a lot of great closet organizers out there to keep the clutter curse at bay.

Wonder Hanger 8 Pack

In a perfect world most people would probably choose to hang the vast majority of their wardrobe. It is a rare occasion, however, when you have access to a closet large enough that you can even hang all your dress shirts, pants, and coats.

The Wonder Hanger won’t solve all your storage problems, but its simple design will dramatically multiply the amount of clothes you are able to hang. Each Wonder Hanger can hold up to five articles of clothing on hangers. It can be hung on the rod horizontally or dropped down vertically to maximize storage space.

This space-saving device is amazingly strong and can even hold five winter jackets with no problem. Each set comes with eight hangers. That means you can hang forty shirts in the amount of space you would previously only be able to hang eight!

Overdoor Cap Organizer

If you are the kind of guy who wears baseball hats, odds are you don’t just have one. After all, you are going to need a variety so that you can match them to your outfit. Girls have shoes. Guys have hats.

The Overdoor Cap Organizer is an easy way to keep all your hats in one place and not overtaking your entire room. This organizer hooks right over the back of your door and has space enough to hold 24 hats. It keeps the brims in good condition and all of your hats available and ready to go.

Black Over The Door 26 Pair Shoe Organizer

As was just said, guys have hats and girls have shoes. This convenient shoe rack hangs right over the back of your closet door and has space enough for over two dozen shoes. The front of this rack is made of mesh so you can easily see right in at what you need.

The great thing about this organizer is that it isn’t specifically designed for shoes. There aren’t just little hooks for you to hang your shoes on. Instead it has 26 separate areas where you can store accessories, purses, or anything you like. This simple purchase will easily cut down on a whole world of clutter.

Spacemaker Storage Bag

Another common problem when it comes to closet space is finding room for spare sheets and towels. When winter ends and it is time to put away your down comforter and winter sheets, that is a whole lot of storage room they are going to need until you get them out again in the fall.

The Spacemaker Storage Bag can cut that amount of space by two-thirds! It is a genius clear nylon bag that you put sheets, blankets, or clothes into and then suck all the air out so that it is vacuum-sealed! The great part of these bags is there is no separate machine to buy that sucks out the air. You can use almost every common vacuum cleaner’s hose. These bags are great for storage or even for vacation!

Five Hook Coat and Hat Rack

Of course sometimes you don’t need groundbreaking technology to maximize storage space. Sometimes it is a matter of just having a place to hang your hat.

The Five Hook Coat and Hat Rack has a natural wood coat and five simple hooks so that you can hang hats, jackets, shirts or belts. Hardware is included and it is simple to mount to any wall.

The fight against closet clutter requires you to be ever vigilant. First clutter takes the closet and pretty soon it has overgrown your room and is spilling out into the entire house. The only way to stop it is at the source. These organizers are a great way to keep all your clothes where they belong.

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